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Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Collected by: University of Texas at Austin Libraries, Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Archived since: Apr, 2009

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The University of Texas Libraries’ Human Rights Documentation Initiative Collection features fragile websites containing human rights documentation and related content from human rights organizations and advocates across the globe. Browse collection by topic, geographic area, language or do a keyword search at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/hrdi/hr_archive.

Subject:   Society & Culture Politics & Elections Blogs & Social Media

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Title: Free Cuba Foundation

URL: http://www2.fiu.edu/~fcf/

Description: In English. Free Cuba Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Miami that aims towards the establishment of an independent and democratic Cuba using non-violent means. Site contains background information, a news archive, videos, list of human rights violations and political prisoners in Cuba, and a lecture series by Thomas P. Ray.

Captured 14 times between Oct 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 10 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--censorship,  civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  civil and political rights--political parties and movements laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights

Title: Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

URL: http://www.tchrd.org/

Description: In English. Formed in 1996, organization first Tibetan non-governmental human rights organization to be established in exile in India. It aims to promote and protect human rights of the Tibetan people in Tibet. Contains reports, news articles, and newsletter.

Captured 16 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 6 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty,  civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--hunger strikes

Title: Miraya 101 FM

URL: http://www.radiomiraya.org/

Description: In English and Arabic. Radio station in Juba, southern Sudan, sponsored by Fondation Horondelle, UN Mission in Sudan and a number of government agencies in Europe and Canada. News archives back to January 2007, in PDF and html. Human rights and development news, Darfur news. The streaming audio is only archived for one week. Although an agreement was signed permitting UNMIS to operate a radio station, the Khartoum government has continually resisted the mission's efforts to access the country's airwaves.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  armed conflict and persecution--weapons--landmines and unexploded ordnance economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--street children economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Institute for Reporters Freedom and Safety [Azerbaijan]

URL: http://www.irfs.org/

Description: In Azerbaijani and English. Formed as a non-governmental organization in 2006, the IRFS has been monitoring all violence against journalists and violations of journalists’ rights in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan has the 5th highest number of wrongfully imprisoned journalists in the world, behind China, Eritrea, Iran and Cuba. Staff members subject to random beatings, surveillance, and arbitrary detention with impunity. Contains photographs, videos, list of journalists, freedom of information requests, news, and reports for download. Users can also upload their own content.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--freedom of the press civil and political rights--right to information

Title: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

URL: http://www.internal-displacement.org/

Description: In English. IDMC, established in 1998 by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and based in Geneva, Switzerland, is the leading international body monitoring conflict-induced internal displacement worldwide. Activities include running an online database providing comprehensive information and analysis on internal displacement in some 50 countries. Based on its monitoring and data collection activities, the Centre advocates for durable solutions to the plight of the internally displaced in line with international standards. The IDMC also carries out training activities to enhance the capacity of local actors to respond to the needs of internally displaced people (IDPs). In its work, the Centre cooperates with and provides support to local and national civil society initiatives. Site contains downloadable country profiles, workshop reports, training materials in English, French and Spanish, background information, photographs, maps and press releases.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons armed conflict and persecution--displacement civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights

Title: Free Burma Rangers

URL: http://www.freeburmarangers.org/

Description: In English and Thai. Formed in 1997, the FBR aims to bring help, hope and love to people of all faiths and ethnicities in the war zones of Burma, to shine a light on the actions of the dictators' army, to stand with the oppressed, and to support leaders and organizations committed to liberty, justice and service. They conduct relief, advocacy, leadership development and unity missions among the people of Burma. FBR coordinates their activities with all relevant organizations and conducts missions in areas where their presence is requested. They operate with the pro-democracy authorities in their operational areas. The teams trained and resourced, belong to the relevant pro-democracy organizations and areas in which the teams serve. Site contains informational materials for download, a memorial site for deceased FBR members, team leader reports and other documents for download, maps, and photographs.

Captured 24 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial,  civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons armed conflict and persecution--refugees armed conflict and persecution--displacement advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations civil and political rights--democratization armed conflict and persecution--militarization advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Human Rights for All / Les Droits de L'Homme pour Tous

URL: http://www.fidh.org/-english-

Description: In French, English, Spanish, and Arabic. FIDH aims at obtaining effective improvements in the protection of victims, the prevention of human rights violations and the sanction of their perpetrators worldwide. Focuses on human rights defenders, international justice, terrorism, death penalty, women's rights, forced disppearances, globalization, migration and asylum. Site contains news on each area of focus, information on intergovernmental organizations, and copies of financial statements.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 41 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--disappearances laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty,  civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--globalization laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--asylum

Title: Consultoría para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento / Consultants for Human Rights and Displacement

URL: http://www.codhes.org/

Description: In Spanish. Formed in 1992, CODHES is a non-governmental organization that promotes human rights in Colombia, with a special emphasis in assisting those who have been violently displaced by the internal conflict and state violence. Contains bulletins, statistics, reports, list of publications, calendar of events, and links to other resources.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--disappearances,  civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights armed conflict and persecution--displacement

Title: Human Rights Center "Viasna"

URL: http://spring96.org/

Description: In Belarussian, Russian, and English. Formed in 1996, Human Rights Center "Viasna" is a non-governmental organization that promotes general human rights in Belarus. Its main areas of focus are free elections, legal rights, and media freedom. Belarusian president has been systematically dismantling all human rights NGOs in Belarus. Group's registration cancelled groundlessly before 2001 election. Site contains news archive searchable by date and topic, reports, and downloads of articles.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 12 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  civil and political rights--political parties and movements laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation civil and political rights--freedom of the press advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists

Title: Ligue des Droits de la Personne dans la Région des Grands Lacs / League for the Defense of Human Rights of the Great Lakes

URL: http://ldgl.org/

Description: In French and some English. Human rights umbrella group, with members from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda. Contains reports, documents, bulletins, and presentations related to human rights in the region.

Captured 13 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial,  civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender civil and political rights--good governance economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Helsinki Association: human rights are above state and national interests

URL: http://hahr.am/

Description: In English, Armenian, Russian. Organization focuses on human rights in Armenia, especially soldiers' and voters' rights, legal rights, and religious freedom. Contains news, reports, surveys, and photographs. Armenian government has been harassing NGOs dealing with democracy in Armenia since last election. Leader of group was shot by member of Armenian parliament, who later boasted about the incident on television without reprisal.

Captured 14 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 3 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--torture,  civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  civil and political rights--freedom of religion civil and political rights--freedom of assembly civil and political rights--freedom of the press laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights civil and political rights--democratization

Title: Association of Non-Profit Organizations in Defense of Voters' Rights

URL: http://golos.org/

Description: In Russian and English. Content on ensuring fair, legal, and democratic voting processes in Russia.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 16 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  civil and political rights--democratization

Title: Ethiopian Human Rights Council

URL: http://ehrco.org/

Description: In English. Formed in 1991, EHRCO is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works towards building a democratic system, promotes rule of law and due process, and encourages and conducts human rights monitoring. Site contains documents for download, photos, and information on the organization.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations,  civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention civil and political rights--freedom of speech laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform civil and political rights--democratization

Title: Dvizhenie za Prava I Sbobodi / Movement for Rights and Freedom

URL: http://dps.bg/

Description: In Bulgarian, English and Turkish. Founded in 1990, the MRF, a Bulgarian political party, formed to represent the interests of the Turkish ethnic minority, but has since broadened its goals and platform to embrace all issues of civil rights in Bulgaria, aiming "to contribute to the unity of the Bulgarian people and to the full and unequivocal compliance with the rights and freedoms of mankind and of all religious and cultural communities in Bulgaria". Site contains news, policy information, documents, organizational structure and information on the 2007 election.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 12 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial,  civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  civil and political rights--political parties and movements economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Latvijas Cilvektiesibu Centrs | Latvian Center for Human Rights

URL: http://cilvektiesibas.org.lv/lv/

Description: In English, Latvian and Russian. The Latvian Centre for Human Rights (LCHR) was established in 1993 with a view to promoting human rights and tolerance in Latvia through monitoring, research, advocacy, legal assistance and training activities. In recent years, LCHR main focus has been on two broad areas: human rights in closed institutions, and social integration, which includes all minority-related and tolerance issues, as they represent the most important problem areas of human rights in Latvia. The website contains information on topical issue areas, including social integration, tolerance, and mental disability advocacy.

Captured 14 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation

Title: The Burma Campaign UK: Campaigning for Human Rights and Democracy in Burma

URL: http://burmacampaign.org.uk/

Description: in English. The Burma Campaign UK works for human rights, democracy and development in Burma. We work for the freedom of all the peoples of Burma regardless of race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender or age. Contains news archive, video gallery, newsletters and reports for download, and events listing.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities ,  civil and political rights--political parties and movements advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--freedom of assembly civil and political rights--democratization economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--corporate social responsibility

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